Author Interviews

Below you will find over 100 interviews with authors of Old and New Testament commentaries.

Commendation

“The interviews on Best Bible Commentaries give us a glimpse of the hearts as well as the minds of scholars and pastors who write commentaries, informing our selection of partners-in-print as we explore the Scriptures’ richness.”

~ Dennis E. Johnson, author of Philippians in the REC series and Triumph of the Lamb: A Commentary on Revelation


New Testament


Matthew

Rodney Reeves – The Story of God Commentary Series

Jeannine K. Brown – Teach the Text series

Craig Blomberg – New American Commentary series

Douglas Sean O’Donnell – Preaching the Word

Daniel Doriani – Reformed Expository Commentary

Charles Quarles – Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament

O. Wesley Allen – Fortress Biblical Preaching Commentaries

Jeffrey Gibbs – Concordia Commentary series

Mark

James R. Edwards – Pillar New Testament Commentary series

Mark Strauss – Zondervan Exegetical Commentary series

Andrew Le Peau – Through Old Testament Eyes

Luke

Darrell Bock – Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

Joel B. Green – New International Commentary on the New Testament

Alan Thompson – Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament

James R. Edwards – Pillar New Testament Commentary

Mike McKinley – For You Commentary Series

John

Edward W. Klink – Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

Gary Burge – NIV Application Commentary

Matt Carter – Christ-Centered Exposition

Josh Moody – For You

Acts

David G. Peterson – Pillar New Testament Commentary

Robert Wall – New Interpreter’s Bible Commentary

Dean Pinter – The Story of God Bible Commentary Series

William Willimon – Interpretation

Romans

James D.G. Dunn – Word Biblical Commentary

Thomas Schreiner – Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

Ben Witherington – Socio-Rhetorical Commentary Series

Frank Thielman – Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

John D. Harvey – Exegetical Greek Guide to the New Testament

J.V. Fesko – Lectio Continua

John Harvey – Kregel Exegetical Library

1 Corinthians

Roy E. Ciampa – Pillar New Testament Commentary Series

David Gill – Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary

Andrew Spurgeon – India Commentary on the New Testament

2 Corinthians

Moyer Hubbard – Teach the Text Commentary Series

David Gill – Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary

Colin Kruse – Tyndale New Testament Commentaries

Mark Seifrid – Pillar New Testament Commentary

Galatians

Craig S. Keener – Galatians: A Commentary | Baker Books

David A. deSilva – New International Commentary on the New Testament

David McWilliams – Mentor Bible Commentary

A. Andrew Das – Concordia Commentary series

Ephesians

Darrell Bock – New Testament Tyndale Commentary

Clint E. Arnold – Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

Thomas Winger – Concordia Commentary

S.M. Baugh – Evangelical Exegetical Commentary

Benjamin Merkle – Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament

Richard Coekin – For You

Philippians

Mark Keown – Evangelical Exegetical Commentary

John Kitchen – Kress Biblical Resources Series

Dennis E. Johnson – Reformed Expository Commentary

Paul Holloway – Hermenia

Colossians

G.K. Beale – Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

Jerry Sumney – New Testament Library

Mark Meynell – For You

1 -2 Thessalonians

Andy Johnson – Two Horizons

Gary Shogren – Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

John Byron – The Story of God Bible Commentaries

1-2 Timothy and Titus

Robert Yarbrough – Pillar New Testament Commentary

Phillip Jensen – God’s Word For You

Christopher R. Hutson – Paideia 

Philemon

G.K. Beale – Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

Mark Meynell – For You

Hebrews

George Guthrie – NIV Application Commentary

David Allen – New American Commentary

Ron Rittgers – Reformed Classic Commentary

Thomas Schreiner – Biblical Theology for Biblical Proclamation

Steven Charles Ger – 21st Century Commentary Series

David McWilliams – Mentor Commentary Series

John Kleinig – Concordia Commentary Series

James

Ron Rittgers – Reformed Classic Commentary

Peter H. Davids – New International Greek New Testament Commentary

Mariam Kovalishyn – Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

1-2 Peter

Juan Sanchez – For You

Duane F. Watson – Paideia

1, 2, and 3 John

Herb Bateman – Big Greek Idea series

Jude

Revelation

G.K. Beale – New International Greek Testament Commentary

Brian K. Blount – The New Testament Library

Dennis E. Johnson – Triumph of the Lamb

Mark Wilson – Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary

Richard D. Phillips – Reformed Expository Commentary

Tim Chester – God’s Word for You


Old Testament


Genesis

James McKeown – Two Horizons

Exodus

Philip Graham Ryken – Preaching the Word

Randall Bailey – The College Press

Tim Chester – For You

Duane Garrett – Kregel Exegetical Commentary

Leviticus

Roy Gane – NIV Application Commentary

Joe Sprinkle – Teach the Text

Numbers

Roy Gane – NIV Application Commentary

Joe Sprinkle – Teach the Text

Deuteronomy

Allan Harman – Focus on the Bible

Joshua

Dale Ralph Davis – Focus on the Bible

Judges

George M. Schwab – Gospel According to the Old Testament

David Beldman – Two Horizons commentary series

Ruth

David Strain – Focus on the Bible commentary series

Stephen E. Fowl – Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible

L. Daniel Hawk – Apollos

1 and 2 Samuel

David Firth – Apollos

Stephen B. Chapman – 1 Samuel as Christian Scripture: A Theological Commentary

1 and 2 Kings

Karen Winslow – New Beacon Bible Commentary

1 and 2 Chronicles

Andrew E. Hill – NIV Application Commentary Series

Richard Pratt – A Mentor Commentary

Peter Leithart – Brazos Theological Commentary

Ezra

Tiberius Rata – Mentor

Nehemiah

Tiberius Rata – Mentor

Esther

David Strain – Focus on the Bible Commentary Series

Job

Richard Belcher, Jr. – Focus on the Bible

Psalms

Willem VanGameren – Revised Expositor’s Bible Commentary

John Hilber – Zondervan Bible Background Commentary

C. Hassell Bullock – Teach the Text

Daniel J. Estes – New American Commentary

Proverbs

John Kitchen – Mentor Commentary Series

Ecclesiastes

Richard Belcher, Jr. – Mentor

Song of Solomon

Iain Duguid – Reformed Expository Commentary Series

Isaiah

Andrew M Davis – Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary

Jeremiah

Lamentations

Ezekiel

Brad E. Kelle – New Beacon Bible Commentary

Daniel

Wendy Widder – The Story of God


The Minor Prophets

Michael Shepherd | The Book of the 12 – Kregel Exegetical Library

Hosea

Joshua Moon – Apollos Old Testament Commentaries Series

Michael Barrett – The Gospel According to the Old Testament

Joel

Amos

Reed Lessing – Concordia Commentary series

JoAnna M Hoyt – Evangelical Exegetical Commentary series

Obadiah

Jonah

Phillip Cary – Brazos Theological Commentary Series

Reed Lessing – Concordia Commentary Series

Joel Youngblood – Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament

JoAnna M Hoyt – Evangelical Exegetical Commentary series

Micah

Daniel Smith-Christopher – Old Testament Library

Stephen Dempster – Two Horizons

JoAnna M Hoyt – Evangelical Exegetical Commentary series

Nahum

Gregory Cook – The Gospel According to the Old Testament

Habakkuk

Heath Thomas – Two Horizons

Zephaniah

Haggai

Zechariah

Mark Boda – New International Commentary of the Old Testament

Malachi

Peter Adam – Bible Speaks Today